Category: Parenting & Pregnancy

What is a Doula

What is a Doula

A doula is a professional assistant who serve mothers (particularly first – time mothers and even women who have had given birth before) and their partners through the expecting stage, undergoing labor and delivery, and...
Ferber Method

Ferber Method

The Ferber method is a sleep training technique invented and developed by Pediatrician Richard Ferber M.D. It involves a series of sessions where parents leave their crying children alone associated with incremental time intervals. Sleep...
Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Did you know that about 0.3% - 2.0% of all pregnant women experience hyperemesis gravidarum? Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is an intense and prolonged version of morning sickness that causes severe nausea and vomiting.
Posterior Position

Posterior Position

A posterior fetal position and presentation (also called as the sunny side up) is when the unborn baby faces upwards, with his head pointing down and is burrowed deep in the mother’s pelvis.
back-labor

What is Back Labor

Most women confused back pain from back labor and vice versa. This is because the experience and sensation are very much similar to one another. With that being said, the differences of back pain from...
caesarean-section

Cesarean Section

The cesarean section (also spelled as caesarean and c – section for short) is a surgical operation where the newborn baby is delivered through an incision in the abdomen and uterus. The classical cesarean section...
Cradle cap

Cradle Cap

The cradle cap presents as the skin rashes to the scalp (similar to dandruff) though they are thicker and harder to peel off. These are often prominent on the forehead, behind the ears, eyebrows, eyelids....
Fertilization

Fertilization

Fertilization is the union and fusion of gametes to initiate the formation and development of a new life. Fertilization depends on the specie of a certain being, below are the different types of processes
Pregnancy-Hormones

Understand Pregnancy Hormones

Pregnancy hormones are chemicals that circulate within the body and flows through the bloodstream when a mother is expecting. They have different roles, variety of functions, convey message from one body part to another as...
Sore-Breasts

Sore Breasts

Breast soreness and pain (mastalgia in medical terms) is one of the most common symptoms during pregnancy. The pain usually occurs around 4 – 7 weeks and lasts throughout the 1st trimester.